Support Local And Keep Music City Rockin’

As fall turns to winter and the pandemic continues its very unwelcome visit, businesses around the Tennessee Valley are finding new and creative ways to cope with the devastating effects of both natural disasters and public health concerns. The economic impact for businesses of all kinds is devastating. Stimulate the local economy by supporting our neighbors as they navigate this year’s ongoing challenges. 

Sweet Tea Candle Company offers small-batch 100% soy wax candles, hand-poured in Nashville. Candles make a great gift (even if it’s to you, from you) and you can shop online. May we suggest Brighter Days Ahead

The cooler temperatures make us want to get out and explore again after the extreme heat of summer. Bike the Greenway is a mobile bike rental business that operates out of a customized trailer, food truck style. Book a bike through their website and see Nashville in a new way. 

Slim & Husky’s is just one of several Nashville-area Black-owned businesses you can support while you enjoy first-rate food and drinks. 

Many local yoga studios continue to offer virtual classes. Check out Hot Yoga of Nashville and Yoga Shala Nashville

Shopping at Branded Collective lets you look good while you do good. Their jewelry is ethically-produced, providing meaningful job and work skills for survivors of human trafficking. You can find Branded Collective pieces at locations around Nashville, including House Of. 

Nasah’s Nurture Nature promises “beauty with a purpose.” They carry many all-natural and sustainably-made body care products, like their aluminum-free body sticks that come with clever names like Don’t Come Home A-Stinkin’ and Lady Anti-Smellum. 

Bowie’s Nashville is a downtown rock’n’roll bar that invites you to stop by and rock on. Open with limited hours, the kitchen offers classic bar foods like fried pickles and Philly cheesesteaks. 

If you’re craving a classic American hot dog, Daddy’s Dogs has got you covered. You can order curbside pickup or delivery of their dogs, loaded tater tots and Mexican Cokes. 

Given how unpredictable these times are, we recommend checking each establishment’s website or social media for the latest on their operations. It may be awhile before we return to the Old Normal. So as long as we’re in this, let’s be in it together.